Khusbu Bhakta

Khusbu joined Vera in October 2017 as the communications coordinator. She develops and maintains infrastructure within the Communications department for sharing information internally and for engaging staff at all levels. She helps ensure that the communications staff has the information, direction, and resources needed to produce a large volume of high-quality work under tight deadlines. She also serves as a connector and partner to staff in other departments. She helps proofread content on Vera’s website, including publications, fact sheets, and blog posts. She also writes the external and internal Vera newsletter. Prior to joining Vera, Khusbu worked at Penguin Random House where she worked with the speakers bureau and provided support to numerous authors, including Bryan Stevenson. 

She also volunteers with the Parole Preparation Project, an organization that works with incarcerated individuals serving indeterminate life sentences to assist with preparation for their parole hearings. She is a 2014 graduate of NYU’s Summer Publishing Institute and holds a BA in journalism and media studies from the University of Nevada, Las Vegas.